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Effective planning for all-electric passenger vehicle technologies

Published: Mar 11th, 2016

WiSE Member Spotlight: Ria Kontou, PhD student in Civil and Coastal Engineering Decoupling personal mobility from gasoline and encouraging the operation of alternative fuel vehicles can overall contribute to reaching… Read More

Little creature, big impact: How oyster feeding sustains Florida’s coasts

Published: May 18th, 2015

Member spotlight – Carrie Schuman, PhD student in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Oysters at first glance are not beautiful. However, these shellfish are one of the multi-taskers of the coastal… Read More

Member Spotlight – Alison Trachet, PhD candidate

Published: Mar 30th, 2015

The science of ceramics The familiar adage “in the blink of an eye” indicates something that happens very quickly.  Just how long does it take to blink?  Researchers have measured… Read More

Science in the seagrass

Published: Dec 10th, 2014

WiSE Member Spotlight: Savanna Barry – PhD candidate, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Seagrass meadows provide several irreplaceable functions, including reducing erosion of shorelines, improving water clarity, and providing extensive habitat for… Read More

Member Spotlight – Shelly Johnson, PhD Candidate

Published: Nov 7th, 2014

Shelly’s research: Evaluating the Ecosystem Services of Wildlife in Florida Forests Humans derive a myriad of benefits from the natural environment, many of which are paramount to our survival. Forest… Read More

Member spotlight – Charlotte Germain-Aubrey, Post-doc

Published: Oct 6th, 2014

The Natural History of Florida. Charlotte’s research on the Central Florida scrub In central Florida lies a unique and relic ecosystem: the scrub. It consists of sand dunes that once… Read More